Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Suggested Homework for 3rd - 5th June


ST GABRIEL’S HOME LEARNING – 3rd – 5th June

Hello 1nd class, I hope you are keeping well. I have set some work to try and keep you busy. Just try your best and complete what you can.

Parents/Guardians if you have any questions regarding the work that has been set, don’t hesitate to contact me through rclyne@stgabrielsprimary.ie

Please only do the work in your books from the pages requested. This work is for May 3rd to the 5th of June.



Hi First class, I hope you and your family are all safe and well. Your teachers Mr Clyne and Ms Mooney told me ye are all working hard and doing lovely art. It’s so important to keep reading and practicing your maths. I hope you are being active in this lovely weather and you are having nice family time. Feel free to send me pictures of your work or of you enjoying family time.
Love Ms Smyth 
ssmyth@stgabrielsprimary.ie
List of online programs:
http://www.magickeys.com/books/  ----------------Reading with parent
https://app.growinlove.ie/en/login  ----------------- Religion site (Password: growinlove)
https://www.abcya.com/games/addition ------------- Maths games
http://mathsisfun.com ------------------Maths games
http://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-oount/helicopter-rescue - excellent maths game based on 100 square down to the simple number line

Wednesday
June 3rd  
English
·         Read available books.  Try http://magickeys.com. books
·         Write a page of news about your weekend.  Take care with full stops, good spaces between words and neat writing.
·         Discuss holidays and travel with people in your family.  Read the following words:
                 Holiday, pool, beach, flags, lifeguard, water, danger, dangerous
                Choose five of the above words and make sentences with them.
·         Phonics: Revise the ‘ch’ sound
·         Read the following words twice.  Listen for the ‘ch’ sound:
                  Chip, chop, chap, chalk, chance, which, much, such
·         Choose five of the above words and make sentences with them.
·         Pretend you are a builder! Discuss how you would build a house.
·         What materials do you need?
·         Where would you build your house?
·         How many rooms would you have?
·         Who would help you build the house?
·         How would you feel after you have the house built?
·         Then, write a short story called ‘How I Made My House!’
·         Continue with spellings and sentences in your homework notebook


Maths
·         Continue with Work It Out next section
·         Use your hundred square to do the following subtraction sums.  Remember to point to the big number on the hundred square and then count backwards to subtract the little number:

33 - 8 =                      42 – 12 =
44 - 12 =                    54 – 21 =
55 – 22 =                   65 – 23 =
66 – 22 =                   75 – 12 =
32 – 21 =                   84 – 10 =

·         Continue with counting and clapping activities to 40
·         Try www.topmarks.co.uk  for extra maths activities

Irish

An Trá (The Beach – continued from last week)
·         Leigh agus scríobh (Read the following words and write them)
Trá – beach
Caisleán – castle
Buicéad – bucket
Spád – spade
Páistí – children
Uisce – water
Iasc – fish
Ag snámh – swimming
Liathróid – ball
Portán – crab
Bád – boat
·         Líon na bearnaí (Fill in the gaps) Use the above words to help you fill in the gaps:

Tá ---- san uisce                           (There is a fish in the water)
Tá --- ar an uisce                          (There is a boat on the water)
Tá na páisti -- ----- san uisce      (The children are swimming in the water)
Tá -------- ar an trá                       (There is a castle on the beach)
Tá ------- agus ---- ag Oisín          (Oisin has a bucket and spade)

Geography

·         Human Environments

Today we are discussing the lives of people who live in places different to where we live.
We live in Dublin in a city with lots of people. Imagine if you lived in the country.  Discuss the following questions with someone in your family.

Have you ever visited the country?
Who lives in the country?
What kind of work does the farmer do?
What kind of animals does he have on the farm?
Where do they sleep?
What kind of crops does the farmer grow?
Is the weather important for the farmer? Why?
What happens to the farmer’s land when it rains too much?
What does flooding do to the crops?
Do animals like it when their fields flood?
What does the farmer do with the animals when there is a flood?
Do you think a farmer can go away on holidays a lot? Why not?
Draw a picture of the farmer working on his farm.

·         Now think about living in a very hot country.  Discuss the following questions with someone in your family.
If you were a child living in a desert like the Sahara in Africa, what do you think your life would be like?
What would the weather or climate be like?
What would the landscape be like?
Where would you get water to drink?
What would you eat?
What would your house be like?
How would you get around?
Would you be able to go to school?
Who would teach you if you couldn’t go to school?
Would there be any plants in the desert?
What kind of animals would you find in the desert?
If you had goats or camels to mind, how would you look after them?
Draw a picture of you living in the desert.

·         Where would you prefer to live, on a farm, in a desert, in the city? 
Can you think of any other faraway place you might like to live in?
Write five sentences about where you would like to live and say why.

Thursday
June 4th
English

·         Read available books.  Try http://magickeys.com. books
·         Read the following holiday words and make a sentence with each word:
Shore, sand, safe, swimming, supervision, waving.
·         Phonics: Revise ‘tch’ sounds
Read the following words. 
Listen for the ‘tch’ sounds in the words and then make sentences with them:
Catch, itch, watch, sketch, hutch
Continue with spellings and sentences in your homework notebook


Maths

·         Continue with Work It Out next section
·         Continue counting and clapping to 50
·         Complete the following subtraction sums.  Write the whole sum out in your copy. Remember to subtract the units first.  Then subtract the tens.


T U          T U           T U         T U         T  U         T  U
 9 9          9 9          8 8          8 8          7 7           7 7
-5 4        -6 5         -5 4         -6 5        -5 4          -6 5



T U         T U          T U          T U          T U          T U
 6 6         6 6          5 5          4 5           3 5          2 5
-3 2        -4 3        -2 0         -2 0         -2 0         -2 0



Irish

An Trá (The Beach- continued)

·         Leigh agus scríobh (Read and write the following phrases):

Ag snámh san uisce –          swimming in the water
Ag déanamh caisleán –       making a sandcastle
Ag imirt peile –                     playing football
Ag iascaireacht –                  fishing


·         Líon na bearnaí (Fill in the gaps): Use the above phrases to help you fill in the gaps below.

Bhí Oisín -- ------- --------                   Oisin was making a sandcastle
Bhí mise -- ----- --- -----                      I was swimming in the water
Bhí na páistí -- ----- -----                    The children were playing football
Bhi Liam -- ------------                         Liam was fishing


·         Tusa ag an Trá (You are at the beach)
Déan pictiúr – draw a picture of yourself at the beach


Science

·         Plants and animals

Today we are going to have a look at animals in a country very far away.  The country we are looking at is Australia. 
·         Try and find Australia on the globe or a map of the world and discuss the following questions:
What kind of weather do you think they have there?
What kind of animals do they have in Australia?
·         Here is a list of some animals and birds living in Australia.  Read it carefully.  You can ask someone in your family to help you read the words:

Koala, wallaby, emu, platypus, lyrebird, dingo, wombat

·         Ask a parent to help you find pictures of some of the animals and birds in Australia if you can.
Discuss the following questions:
What do these animals look like?
How do these animals move around?
What do you think they eat and drink?
Where do they sleep?
When do they move about?
·         If you can, have a look at a picture of the Australian coral reef. What do you think it is made of?  What animals live on the coral reef? How can people protect the coral reef?

Can you think of another animal that lives in Australia?
(Clue: big, and likes to bounce around!)

·         Draw a picture of your favourite Australian animal and write five sentences about it.



SPHE
·         Safety and Protection

·         Please discuss the following questions with your child:
Why is it important to always keep safe?
How do we keep safe when we are travelling on the road?
How do we keep safe when we are travelling in the car?
How do we keep safe when we are travelling on the bus?
How do we keep safe when we are travelling on a bicycle?

·         What are the safety rules for keeping safe when we are crossing the road with an adult?

·         There are people whose job it is to help us keep safe.  Can you think of anybody like that?
Why is it always important to listen to the lollipop lady?
Why is it always important to listen to the guard?

·         When children play they must play in a safe place.
Can you think of places where it is safe to play?
With the help of an adult, can you make a list of safety rules for when you are in school, at home, and travelling on the road.
Draw pictures to go with your safety rules.

·         How do we stay safe when we are on holidays?
How do we stay safe when we are near or in water?
Can you make a list of safety rules for when you are on holidays, and when you are near water?
Draw pictures to go with your safety rules.

Friday
June 5th  

English

·         Revise spellings from this week.  Choose ten spellings and call them out slowly, one at a time, and ask your child to try writing them.
·         Read available books. 
·         Phonics: Revise ‘ch’ sounds and ‘tch’ sounds
Read the following words and put each word into a sentence:

match, fetch, latch, witch, pitch, stitch

rich, lunch, bench, chair, cheese, ranch

·         Pretend you are a great scientist.  Discuss with someone in your family how you might make a robot. 
What parts would you need? 
Where would you make it?
Who would help you?
Why would you like to make a robot?
How would you do it?
When would be the best time to make him.

Now, write a story called ‘How I Made My Robot’
Draw a picture of your fantastic robot.














Maths

·         Today we are learning about data.  In a class, different people showed their preferences for different fruit.  Look at the following chart carefully and answer the following questions:


























        Strawberries                           Bananas                                Plums                                 Apples

How many people like apples?
How many people like strawberries?
How many people like bananas?
How many people like plums?
How many people are in the class?
What is the most popular choice of fruit?
What is the least popular choice?

·         Now look at this next data chart.  It tells us about how people travelled on their holidays.  Look carefully at the chart and then answer the following questions.



























    Train                                              Boat                                      Car                                        Bus
·         How many people travelled by bus on their holidays?
How many people travelled by train?
How many people travelled by car?
How many people travelled by boat?
How many people travelled by bus?
Altogether how many people went on holidays?
What was the most popular choice of transport?
What was the least popular choice of transport?
How many people travelled by train and by bus?

·         Keep counting and clapping to 50
·         Continue with Work It Out Maths next section please



Irish

An Trá (The Beach - continued)

Leigh na habairtí seo a leanas: (Read the following sentences out loud)

Bhí an lá go hálainn                                          The day was beautiful
Bhi an ghrian ag taitneamh                             The sun was shining
Chuaigh Daidí agus Oisín go dtí an trá           Daddy and Oisin went to the beach
Chuaigh Liam agus Bran go dti an trá            Liam and Bran went to the beach
Ní dheachaigh Niamh.                                      Niamh did not go.
Bhí Niamh tinn.                                                  Niamh was sick.

Lion na bearnaí (Fill in the gaps)

Bhí an lá -- -------                                               
Bhí an ghrian -- ---------
Chuaigh na páisti (the children ) go dtí -- ---
Bhí Niamh ----


Leigh na focail seo a leanas agus líon na bearnaí: (Read the following words and fill in the gaps)

Sliogáin
Iasc
Buicéad
Spád
Caisleán gainimh
Liathróid

Chonaic na páistí -------- ar an trá                The children saw shells on the beach
Chonaic na páistí ---- san uisce                    The children saw a fish in the sea
Chonaic na páistí --------- ar an trá               The children saw a ball on the beach
Chonaic na páistí ------- agus --- ar an trá   The children saw a bucket and spade on the beach
Chonaic na paistí -------- ------- ar an trá      The children saw a sandcastle on the beach.

Tarraing bád ar an uisce                            (Draw a boat on the water)
Tarraing iasc san uisce                               (Draw a fish in the water)
Tarraing caisleán gainimh ar an trá         (Draw a sandcastle on the beach)


History

Today we are looking at the life of someone called Mother Teresa.  Read this story about her.

Mother Teresa was a nun who dedicated her life to God and to looking after poor people.  She went to India and lived in the slums with the poorest of the poor.  Every day she went out into the streets and found children who were sick or hungry or children who had no homes.  She gave them food to eat and a place to stay so that they would have somewhere to call home.  Mother Teresa gave her whole life to minding the poor.

Discuss the following questions with a parent:
Who was Mother Teresa?
What did she do?
How did she help poor people?
Why do you think she helped the poor?
Where did she live?
How do you think poor people felt about Mother Teresa?
What kind of a person was she?
Did she teach us a good lesson about helping other people?
In what ways can we help poor people?

·         Draw a picture of Mother Teresa looking after poor children.
·         Write five sentences about Mother Teresa.




Well done for attempting this week’s work. Enjoy your weekend!

Suggested Homework for 3rd - 5th June

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